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Health Educator 3 (4398U), University Health Services - 37720
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Jul. 26, 2022
Title Health Educator 3 (4398U), University Health Services - 37720
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Health Education & Promotion

Health Educator 3 (4398U), University Health Services - 37720

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

Departmental Overview

The University Health Services, Tang Center works to promote a campus that actively cultivates better health and well being. UHS provides comprehensive medical, mental health, insurance and health promotion services to all Berkeley students, and a variety of health programs for faculty and staff. In addition, UHS UHS encourages and expands wellness opportunities at the multiple levels of campus policy, infrastructure, institutional practices, and individual choice.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: July 5, 2022.

  • Leads Health Coaching program and provides individual health coaching sessions in three categories:
    • General well-being health coaching, focusing on healthy lifestyles, self-empowerment and decision-making.
    • Focused work on Exercise is Medicine; providing physical activity behavior change support for students at higher risk for health/mental health issues.
    • Executive Functioning coaching for students with ADHD diagnoses or with related symptoms.
  • Plans, implements, and evaluates outreach strategies for general well-being and Exercise is Medicine with a particular focus on innovative strategies for Black students and graduate students.
  • Topics include but are not limited to: healthy eating options, exercise and movement, creativity and resilience, anti-racist wellness strategies, and student resilience.
  • Maintain innovative Bears Bounce Back program outreach program, designed to support students to lead resilience discussions with their peers.
  • Engages participation with physicians, staff, and patients through outreach presentations, marketing materials, and focus group discussions to ensure that the program is accessible to providers and participants.
  • Creates and implements complex studies of the effectiveness of health promotion programs addressing stress management, well-being, exercise, and racism and health.
  • Supports unit accessibility and systems through implementing key administrative processes, with a focus on patient privacy structures.
  • Develop, lead, and actively participate in unit strategic planning, professional development training, and other team building activities.

Required Qualifications
  • Knowledge of, and at least 3 years experience providing, health coaching on general well-being issues. Familiarity with Executive Functioning health coaching.
  • Thorough knowledge of the health promotion in higher-education field.
  • Knowledge of behavior change strategies for a college-age population.
  • Knowledge of public health theories and practices.
  • Thorough knowledge of the design and delivery of health programs to address health equity.
  • Skills associated with the development and delivery of health education programs to improve student self-efficacy in managing health choices, and identify campus culture issues that impact student health.
  • Effective interpersonal skills to interact effectively with diverse client groups in the college population.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative, diverse, team environment.


    Preferred Qualifications
    • Health coaching certification strongly preferred.
    • Education
      • Master's degree preferred.

      Salary & Benefits

        How to Apply

        Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Please upload the document in the Resume section, then skip the (optional) Cover Letter upload section.

        Other Information
        • Your employment is dependent on obtaining and maintaining a credentialing clearance (if applicable), background clearance and medical clearance according to University Health Service policies.
        • Work Schedule M-F, 8 am -12 pm and 1-5 pm, some remote work available.

        Conviction History Background

        This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

        Physical Exam

        Employment is contingent upon passing a physical exam.

        Mandated Reporter

        This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.

        Equal Employment Opportunity

        The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
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